Fruit & Nuts
Michigan State University Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches, strawberries and hops. These educational resources provide valuable help to Michigan growers and consumers regarding fruit pest management, food safety, business management, food processing, horticultural practices, irrigation and weed management.
March 26, 2015 | Bob Tritten | Tree fruit growers will hear a variety of presentations designed to help prepare them for the 2015 growing season and obtain high-quality fruit crops.
March 25, 2015 | Tim Harrigan | Is there something farmers could do to have the greatest impact on improving water quality?
March 25, 2015 | John Wise | Summary of insecticide and miticide label additions, clarifications and corrections to the 2015 Michigan Fruit Management Guide (E-154).
March 24, 2015 | Curtis Talley Jr | Current oil and gas energy production and supplies are much greater than 2003 forecasts.
March 20, 2015 | Rob Sirrine | Double Up Food Bucks increases food access in northwest Michigan.
March 20, 2015 | Rob Sirrine | Funding available for agricultural producers to install renewable energy systems.
March 10, 2015 | Bruce MacKellar | MSU Extension is updating their irrigation scheduling tool to automatically download weather data from MSU Enviro-weather stations for the 2015 growing season.
March 9, 2015 | Brad Baughman | Michigan State University Extension will host a series of in-season integrated pest management (IPM) meetings for grape growers in Michigan, with the first kick-off meeting March 24.
March 5, 2015 | Mark Longstroth | With one look at MSU’s Enviro-weather, you can learn a lot about the freezing conditions in Michigan. If you know where the weather stations are, it tells you even more.
March 4, 2015 | Phil Tocco | When implementing irrigation practices to produce crops, growers should be mindful that the water being used doesn’t contaminate produce with food-borne illnesses.
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Date: Mar 31, 2015
Location: Hart United Methodist Church, 308 S. State Street, Hart, MI 49420
Date: Apr 10, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015
Location: L.V. Eberhard Conference Center, Grand Valley State University, 301 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Date: Apr 14, 2015 - Apr 14, 2015
Location: Farrall Agricultural Engineering Hall, Michigan State University, 524 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
- Agricultural Literacy
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Farm Bill
- Grape Days
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Christmas Trees
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Spring Peach Update
- Northwest Orchard & Vineyard Show
- Pollinators and Pollination
- Statewide & Regional Fruit Meetings
- Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management School
- Crop-specific Resources
- Farm Management
- Michigan Fresh (Spanish): Manzanas
- Michigan Fresh: Growing Small Fruits at Home
- MSU Extension Fruit Educators
- Pest Management
- Research Stations (AgBioResearch)
- Weather - Drought
- Weather - Enviro-weather
- Weather - Freeze
- Weather - Winter Injury in Plants